Working with People with Mental Health Needs

This qualification provides a broad range of knowledge and information for those who want to work in mental health, a care sector which presents one of the greatest challenges to our society, with an estimated 450 million sufferers worldwide.

Course Content

  • Ensures staff have correct approach to care and management
  • Relevant to a wide variety of people and care settings
  • Reinforces the importance of duty of care
  • Gives employees a high standard of learning
  • Ensures staff understand the role of the mental health worker

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults
will experience some form of mental health problem each year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is
essential in the care sector.


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Gain skills and understanding to improve the experiences of service users
  • Create better preventative care by identifying mental health and mental health issues
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What You Will Learn

  • Unit 1 – Understand the Role of the Mental Health Worker
  • Unit 2 – Mental Health and Mental Health Issues
  • Unit 3 – Understand Duty of Care in Adult Health and Social Care
  • Unit 4 – Approaches to Care and Management in Mental Health
  • Unit 5 – Understanding Change and Support in Relation to Mental Health

Eligibility Criteria

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over (born before 1 September 1998)
  • A minimum number of 8 learners MUST be present for the induction (there is no maximum)
  • All learners must have been residing in the UK for the past three years and non EU/UK citizens must have documentary proof.


If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact or telephone our office on 01429 874530

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